In our increasingly binary world, become an in-demand computing professional with an edge. Prepare to be at the forefront of technology, digital industries and computer science, with a course accredited by the Australian Computer Society.
Gain a solid foundation in networking, databases, systems analysis and design, programming, web and mobile technologies, project management, professional communications, operating systems, and Human Computer Interaction.
Other electives include Mobile Computing and Application Development, Entertainment Computing, Astroinformatics, Health Informatics, Social Media Analytics, Health Information Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Systems Security and IT Support.
When you successfully complete the 16-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Western Sydney University.
To apply, you don’t need an ATAR; all you need are ambition and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility you need to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support. Our Extended Diplomas also cover extra introductory units that will prepare you for success in your tertiary studies and beyond.
At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.
Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
This course is available to domestic students only. International students should see one of the following courses:
Fees and delivery
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Delivery: On campus
This course is available to Domestic students only.
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A Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended - ICT from The College may open the door to a number of careers including:
- Software Developer
- Game Developer
- Web Analyst
- Systems Engineer
- IT Consultant
- Hardware Technician and more.
Web Systems Developer
Web developers create content for the web and use programming, authoring, content management and file transfer software to maintain websites.
Network administrator or engineer
Network administrators or engineers research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software.
Database Administrator or programmer
Database Administrators or programmers plan, develop, maintain, manage and database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Systems developers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.